Conforming Loan Limits See Huge Increase

Buying and Selling

We just learned conforming loan limits will increase over $100,000 in Monterey County from $739,450 to $854,450. This is wonderful news for buyers financing purchases…

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What’s a Normal Down Payment? First Time Buyers

Buying and Selling

“What’s a normal down payment?” I received a question recently from a great friend who is starting to plan his first home purchase. He lives…

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The Early Phases of a Kitchen Remodel

First Time Buyers

We decided to document the remodel of our kitchen. This home will eventually be a rental for us, so we are not looking to break…

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How to Force Appreciation in 2020

Buying and Selling

It’s no secret the market has been hot for years, and now as we start 2020 there are many concerns about the near future of…

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